#ESG #SUSTAINABILITY #INVESTMENTS
Leslie Yap, a CFA and Head of Investment at Nomura Asset Management in Malaysia, talks about ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) Investing, a theme that is gaining considerable momentum as the world shifts to a cleaner and more sustainable future.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Leslie oversees the developed markets equities team and is responsible for the investment management of developed-market equities (including ethical and Shariah-compliant listed assets).
00:59 – A Quick Primer on ESG Investing – What Is It, Really?
02:19 – The Difference Between ESG and Shariah Investing
03:38 – Striking a Balance Between ESG Impact and Returns
05:33 – Why ESG Stocks Trade At A Premium
07:14 – Whether Liquidity Concerns With Some ESG Stocks
08:42 – Expected Returns In Next 10 Years
09:48 – Risk Appetites Are Back!
12:16 – Can Markets Go Higher?
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